The poem, “Where and How Blood Was Made,” by Chard deNiord; nine woodcuts, nine pochoirs, four drawings, and seven paintings by Michele Burgess. Text hand set in Bembo and printed letterpress by Nelle Martin on paper made by the Morgan Conservatory and Cave. Hand bound in vellum, buckram, and Cave paper over boards and housed in a clamshell box covered in silk. 18" x 23"; 62 pages. Edition of 30. 2021. $9,500.
Poem and endnotes by Bianca Stone; color names, paste papers, and digital collages by Jenny Yoshida Park. Text in Futura and Jenson printed letterpress on Rives handmade paper. Hand bound in Maharam cloth. Housed in a four-fold enclosure and covered in phony leather. 11 1/2" x 9 1/2". Edition of 45. 2019. $3,500.
BOOKS IN PRINT
Poems by Nancy Willard; archivally hand printed Diana photographs by Eric Lindbloom. Text hand set in Spectrum and Castellar and printed on Twinrocker “Turner Blue” handmade paper. Case bound by Sonja Jones and Michele Burgess in Japanese cloth and hand marbled paper and housed in a clamshell box. 13 1/4" x 10 11/16". Edition of 30. 2009. $2,900.
Text by Janet Frame; drypoint, etching, and collagraph by Nelle Martin on Rives and Fabriano papers. Text hand set in Old Style Caslon and printed letterpress by the artist. Accordion bound by the artist in hand painted and printed cover and housed in a clamshell box covered in Japanese silk made by Sonja Jones. 6 3/4" x 4 5/8". Edition of 30. 2006. $850.
Poem by Martha Serpas; twenty-three drypoints and two etchings by Michele Burgess on Cave and Gampi papers. Text hand set in Perpetua and printed letterpress by Nelle Martin. Etchings and drypoints printed by the artist, Nelle Martin, and Bill Kelly. Bound by Mark Tomlinson in vellum and paper and housed in a Maharam cloth covered clamshell box. Each book includes one of the copper plates from which the edition was pulled. 10" x 12 1/2". Edition of 25. 2017. $4,300.
Two poems by Chard deNiord and one by Ruth Stone; etchings by Michele Burgess on Gampi paper. Text hand set in Spectrum and printed letterpress by Nelle Martin. Etchings printed by the artist and Chelsea Herman. Long-stitch binding by the artist in hand-printed vellum housed in a silk covered clamshell box made by Lisa VanPelt. 4 3/8" x 6". Edition of 40. 2012/13. $3,200.
Poem by Bill Kelly; multicolor woodcuts by James Renner on nineteenth-century F. J. Head handmade paper. Text hand set in Gill Sans and printed letterpress by Nelle Martin. Woodcuts printed by the artist. French folded folios bound in paste paper and housed in a clamshell box covered in Cave paper. 7 5/16" x 8 3/8". Edition of 35. 2006. $1,200.
Seven poems by Martha Serpas; seven etchings with collage and carbon drawings by Michele Burgess on Twinrocker and Gampi papers. Text hand set in Twentieth-Century Medium and printed letterpress by Nelle Martin. Bound by Claudia Cohen in leather and cloth and housed in a clamshell box made by Sonja Jones. 13 1/2" x 16. Edition of 40. 2016. $3,800.
Japanese koans with elaborations and woodcuts by Ian Tyson. Printed on Twinrocker and Cave papers. Type set in Helvetica Neue and printed letterpress by Nelle Martin. Unbound and housed in an embossed tray case covered in cross-dyed linen made by Sonja Jones. 12 3/8" x 9". Edition of 40. 2015. $2,900.
Ten historical epigraphs in English by selected European writers; ten multiplate chine collé etchings and calligraphic responses in Arabic by Jinane Abbadi on Twinrocker and hand painted Kozo papers. Type set in Baskerville and printed letterpress by Nelle Martin. Etchings printed by Jinane Abbadi. Bound by Michele Burgess and Sonja Jones in a trifold leather and paper enclosure inspired by traditional Moroccan binding styles and housed in a cloth covered tray case. 13 3/4" x 9 1/4". Edition of 40. 2018. $4,300. (One copy remaining.)
Three poems by Bill Kelly; pochoirs, woodcuts, and translations by Miya Hannan on handmade papers from Twinrocker and the Morgan Conservatory. Type set in Kabel and printed letterpress in three colors by Nelle Martin. Pochoirs printed by the artist. Handpainted and stenciled binding housed in a clamshell box covered in Japanese silk made by Sonja Jones. 9" x 12 3/4". Edition of 45. 2017/18. $3,600.